Ahlulbayt Islamic Society


The Ahlulbayt Society (ABSoc) offers an environment for Muslims to settle into university life and embrace their faith and identity.

Who Are We?

The Ahlulbayt Society (ABSoc) offers an environment for Muslims to settle into university life and embrace their faith and identity.

We aim to adhere to the message of Islam as carried by the Holy Qur'an, Holy Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) and the Ahlulbayt (his Household), including:

  • Upholding unity, tolerance, and respect
  • Developing bonds of friendship and community
  • Create dialogue and discussion to encourage the pursuit of knowledge and critical thinking

We know that university life can be daunting with so many academic and social expectations, so we hope that ABSoc can provide you with an outlet to settle comfortably into the next chapter of your life, while also offering support and room for self-development.

While we are a Muslim focused society, our events are organised to deal with contemporary issues, allowing us to benefit from the wide range of views that a university environment offers.

What Do We Do?

1.Dua Kumayl Discussions Circles (DKDCs)

Weekly thought-provoking discussions covering a range of topics from religion and faith to cultural affairs and politics! (see some examples below!)
  • 21st Century Challenges to Being Muslim
  • Science and Islam - What did Muslims do?
  • A Moral Compass without God?
  • Human Aspects of the Prophets

2.Social Events 

  • Dinners
  • Bowling
  • Golf
  • Games Night
  • And more!

3.Special Events

We hold a number of events with special guests and professionals throughout the year! (see some we held last year below!)
  • Screening of the documentary "Why Can't I be Sushi?"
  • Women and Islamophobia
  • Milad of Imam Ali (as)
  • With a lot more to come!

4.Charity Campaigns

  • Who is Hussain? - Working with the organisation to raise awareness of the message of Imam Hussain (as)
  • Hungry for Justice - Collecting food for the disadvantaged people of London

Committee 2020/21

President - Fatima Merchant

Treasurer - Kashaf Imran Zaidi

Strategy Adviser - Zayn Ahmad

Social Media Officer - Ali Said

Vice President Events & Welfare - Fatima Zahra Rehemtulla

Events & Welfare Officers - Ali Hammed, Neha Mohamed

Vice President Campaigns & Outreach - Kauther Al-Kaaby

Campaigns & Outreach Officers - Yousuf Bin Tahar, Mustafa Mohebi

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Facebook - QM ABSoc

Twitter - @qmabsoc

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